UN Brief Report

ATOP Newsletter 2010 # Committee on Aging The Committee on Ageing (NY) held  its 24th General Meeting  at the United Nations Church Center, 777 UN Plaza (44th  Street & 1st Avenue), New York on 6 January 2011. The meeting was in preparation for the 49th Session of  the Commission for Social Development. The NGO Committee… Continue reading >>

United Nations General Assembly

The General Assembly circulated the Declaration at the 63rd Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference that took place in Melbourne 30 August to 1 September, 2010, as the official document A/65/525 for General Distribution, on 19 October 2010. For more details, please click here (pdf file) .

Sexualized Violence Against Iraqi Women By US Occupying Forces

A Briefing Paper OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Prepared by Kristen McNutt, Researcher, Association of Humanitarian Lawyers Presented to The United Nations Commission on Human Rights 2005 Session March Geneva Contact: ied@igc.org Iraqi female detainees have been illegally detained, raped and sexually violated by United States military personnel. Women who stay at home in traditional roles… Continue reading >>

United Nations A/RES/3/217 A

General Assembly Distr: General 10 December 1948 Third session Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly [Part A of General Assembly resolution 217 (III). International Bill of Human Rights] 217 A (III). Universal Declaration of Human Rights Preamble Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the… Continue reading >>

First Ever Mind-Body Spirit Symposium at the United Nations

Organized and chaired by Dr. Kalayjian Press Release (April 2007) United Nations Ambassador Mr. Francois Oubida, from the government of Burkina Faso, together with the non-governmental organizations Human Rights Committee, held a unique briefing at the United Nations with invited panelists to discuss human rights violations and recovery issues on February 15, 2007. Entitled Human… Continue reading >>

Book Review

Liberating Kosovo: Coercive Diplomacy and U.S. Intervention By David L. Phillips ISBN #978-0-262-01844-9 Victoria Alexander Research and Fundraising Intern Book Review March 16, 2013 In the book Liberating Kosovo: Coercive Diplomacy and U.S. Intervention by David L. Phillips, the history of Kosovo’s existence and fight for independence from the Serbian Republic of Yugoslavia is examined… Continue reading >>

Biopsychosocial, Eco Spiritual Model

Biopsychosocial, Eco Spiritual Model (English) Biopsychosocial, Eco Spiritual Model (French) Biopsychosocial, Eco Spiritual Model for children & adolescents Biopsychosocial, Eco Spiritual Model, Conflict Transformation

Creative Relationships Encouraging Armenian-Turkish Exchange

C.R.E.A.T.E Creative Relationships Encouraging Armenian-Turkish Exchange A Curatorial Visual Arts Exhibition Project: Blind Date Mission Statement The mission of C.R.E.A.T.E. is to initiate and encourage Armenian and Turkish artists and cultural producers to come together in a creative environment to foster mutual recognition and understanding between their distanced people in order to overcome historical and… Continue reading >>

Humanitarian Outreach, Conflict Transformation, Peace Building and Forgiveness

Meaningfulworld’s Humanitarian Outreach, Conflict Transformation, Peace Building and Forgiveness www.meaningfulworld.com 201-941-2266 by Rebecca M Schaffner Press Release Have you ever been in a situation that drained you emotionally to the point that you could not see a positive ending? Have you ever experienced something that seemed too detrimental to your well being and you lost… Continue reading >>

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